Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
. [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Singh Family
Singh parents

Singh children

Saikhon family
Saikhon parents

Saikhon children

Mohamed family
Mohamed parents

Mohamed children

Individual Stories

Geography and Demographics

Out takes

Meet the filmmaker

The Archives

Site map

Site credits

THE CHILDREN OF MOTA SINGH & CONSUELO ARIAS


Mota Singh's daughters
Mota Singh's daughters

All that is left of Mota Singh's ranch
All that's left of Mota Singh's ranch

After 25 years of hard work, Mota's American dream was coming true. His fortunes had grown with the prosperity of Brawley, Imperial County's second largest town.

Emma Singh
Emma Singh

EMMA: "We lived north of Brawley on the Best Canal road and Dad farmed that whole area there all the way to Rockwood at one time with his brother, they were partners, who lived across the street. Dad was always the one that kept the books...sometimes if I looked over his shoulder and he was writing something in his language, I'd ask him...

Life in Chihuahua
Life in Chihuahua: Consuelo, her daughters, and a relative

"What is this?" and he'd tell me what letter that was. And if it was in summer, he would [always] be under the desert water cooler there. That was our time. And he used to lie down on the carpet and I would kind of romp around him. He was heavy, so I thought it was great, you know. He was like a large mountain there and I'd be all over him."

Back to top

< < Previous page   Next page > >


Back to Home Page

Copyright 2000, Public Broadcasting System